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What is photoshop.exe?

Part of Adobe Photoshop CS3 by Adobe Systems

What is it?

Adobe Photoshop CS3 is a graphics editing program developed and published by Adobe Systems.
Description of photoshop.exe from Adobe Systems
Adobe Photoshop CS3 is the industry-standard image editing software, used worldwide by professional photographers, amateur photographers, and designers who want to perfect their digital images. Originally designed for bitmap images, Photoshop lets you create eye-catching typography by placing text on paths or within shapes, perform shadow and highlight correction, explore expanded color-matching features, parlay efficient layer comps, and preview, search, and share images. Oh, and it's also the premiere program for managing home digital printing.
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How does photoshop.exe run?

Process - photoshop.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. photoshop.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does photoshop.exe start?

Scheduled task - photoshop.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\{68BA4E57-96D0-4183-B191-086B092324D7}'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the photoshop.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of photoshop.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Adobe Photoshop CS3?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is photoshop.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00025% CPU2478.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
466.99 MB RAM2168.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
460 GDI objects306.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\adobe\adobe photoshop cs3\photoshop.exe

Are there other versions of Adobe Photoshop CS3?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

Adobe Photoshop CS3 Stability

photoshop.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: adobe_epic.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: photoshop.exe
Name: Adobe Photoshop CS3
Description: Adobe Photoshop CS3
Version: 10.0 (10.0x20070321 [20070321.m.1480 16:39:00 cutoff; m branch])
Product version: CS3
Size: 42.74 MB
Original file name: Photoshop.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0007224127%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004745440%
User CPU: 0.00024786863506%
Privileged CPU time: 107515.89 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 150 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 836.71 MB
Peak committed memory: 850.34 MB
Paged memory: 466.99 MB
Peak paged memory: 476.45 MB
Paged system memory: 586.29 KB
Non-paged system memory: 74.91 KB
Working set memory: 364.66 MB
Peak working set memory: 493.52 MB
Min working set memory: 16.68 MB
Private memory: 466.99 MB
Page faults: 314,727
Page faults /min: 439
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 460
Peak GDI objects: 554
USER objects: 911
Peak USER objects: 978
Handle count average: 625
Thread count average: 20
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS3\Photoshop.exe" "C:\Users\JCH\Downloads\photo (23).JPG"

Scheduled task details

Name: \{68BA4E57-96D0-4183-B191-086B092324D7}

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 64480

Image hashes

MD5: 183f44eae82b426778d0c8f7fce50821
SHA-1: 6cf777fb9a6c44a2df8898de9d3f985f169fac28
SHA-256: 6d47a4d702b3e1bc2a54e333e7cd937d5925c6215e5730387f331d70675d8f88

PE image details

File packed: No
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